Educational Access & Innovation

From creating flexible learning options for busy adults and making an excellent college education affordable to improving rural access to broadband and providing free books and better classroom resources for our children, UW Colleges and UW-Extension are helping every kind of Wisconsin learner achieve more.

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Bob N

I have long relied on the resources, staff and records of the Wisconsin Geological and Natural History Survey. I've been a professional hydrogeologist in Wisconsin for 30 years, and from the start have found those resources to be invaluable in developing projects.


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Lexi W

I went to UW-Marinette for my first two years of college. I was able to attend classes by professors who honestly cared about me as a student and were passionate about what they taught. UW-Marinette helped me on a personal level through the GSA.


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Mariah H

My experience at UW-Marshfield/Wood County has been amazing. It has helped me connect with my professors, get involved in student government, and save myself money. I have thoroughly enjoyed my semesters here, and would hope others do the same!


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Steve R

TNC is working with the Wisconsin Geological and Natural History Survey on two projects, in the Mukwonago River, southeast Wisconsin and in Door County.


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John J

For any state to have a strong economy and a healthy environment, responsible management of its natural resources is critical. The foundation of effective management is data.


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Roxie W

I had the pleasure of attending UW-Marshfield/Wood County twice, both as a traditional and non-traditional student. Like most returning students I was hesitant at first -- the time commitment, the younger classmates and the self-doubt were factors holding me back.


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Andrea M

Our local Extension agent has helped us organize a local food group with more than 40 members, and organized a grazing workshop in our township. He has also assisted me in helping to understand various USDA programs and connect to additional resources which will help me to grow my farm.


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Wes D

As a "young" science teacher, I had the opportunity to teach in the "College for Kids" program at UW-Rock County. It was a special joy to see them later pursuing professional careers in science and communications.


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Dan M

I am the County Conservationist & Director of the Chippewa Co. Dept of Land Conservation and Forest Management. In that capacity I work with public officials, state & fed.


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